I don’t record everything I do in the shop. For one thing, it makes everything take three times as long. But I thought maybe it would be interesting to people to at least see what other things I’ve been working on, as well as giving me something I can put out while I work onContinue reading “Video: What’s On the Bench January 2022”
I speak with Marshall Thompson about woodworking with kids, Shop Night with friends, the purpose and perils of academic research, and his contributions towards finding a cure for cancer.
I was out to dinner with the family a couple of weeks ago, and I told the kids, “Oh hey the YouTube channel has 99 subscribers. One more and maybe I’ll have to figure out some way to mark the occasion.” The 17yo took out her phone and subscribed. “Welp. Guess I’ll figure something out.”Continue reading “Video: One Hundred Subscriber Special – Shop Update Preview”
My younger daughter and I have continued our periodic shop time I have entitled Home Eng. See here for a bit more information about the concept. We don’t manage to get into the shop every weekend, but we have kept at it. We also watch maker videos online sometimes, from channels like Peter Brown, DrewContinue reading “Home Eng Project #3”
There’s an old saying that goes, “A bad day fishing beats a good day working.” I’m not much for fishing, but substitute in “shop” and you’d have a statement that I’d agree with. Most days. Sunday was not one of those days. Of course, for me, the bar is a little high. I really likeContinue reading “One of Those Days”
New video out! This was the one I intended to be the first for the new channel, but editing took a while so I decided to post the melting aluminum video first instead. Nothing too special here, just a look around my very, very crowded shop. But It’s one of my favorite places in theContinue reading “Video: Shop Tour”